Why FG reviewed onboard physical distancing, 70% capacity directives for airlines
Fear of possible increase in local air fares and operators’ resistance to onboard physical distancing have compelled the Federal Government to reconsider an earlier directive that airlines should operate at between 50 and 70 per cent capacity.
Four airlines off to good start, record 70% load factor
It was a fairly impressive turnout at both Lagos and Abuja local airports, yesterday, as four of the eight operating local airlines restarted operations with an average load factor of 70 per cent.
Local airlines shutdown over 70 per cent traffic slump
Local airlines have shutdown scheduled services over massive slump in passenger traffic and inability to cover the cost of operation.
Malimbe magazine hits 12th edition In Nigeria
February 2020 marks the 12th edition of Malimbe and in that time, the team of the Nigerian magazine has visited twelve different destinations to show Nigeria to the world.
Why nothing has changed in local air travel amid new vigour
Air travel remains the safest and fastest means of transportation globally. Even in Africa where road travel is dominant, the preference is fast changing in favour of the skies.
How Arik Air spent N91b on obsolete planes, by AMCON
Over two years since the Federal Government took over Arik Air, more facts have emerged on how the airline was mismanaged, with the latest alleging the acquisition of two dated planes for N91b.
AMCON proposes Arik Air as new national carrier
The Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) yesterday proposed the adoption of Arik Air as the new national carrier.
Local airlines delay 16,426 flights in six months
The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) yesterday hinted that a total of 16,426 flights were delayed in the first half of 2019, out the 30,043 flights executed by the airlines.